Pavement improvement project in Dateland begins Wednesday
Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow extra travel time between Yuma and Gila Bend
February 22, 2013
TUCSON — The Arizona Department of Transportation begins a pavement improvement project on Interstate 8 between mileposts 66 and 72 on Wednesday, Feb. 27, and is anticipated to be completed late summer 2013.
The project consists of removing and replacing six miles of pavement on I-8, guardrail repair and shoulder work near Dateland at Avenue 64E/Hyder Road (Exit 67).
What to expect during construction:
- I-8 will be narrowed to one lane in each direction overnight for the next six weeks.
- Work is scheduled to take place weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Reduced speed limits through the work zone.
- Law enforcement may be on-site to monitor speeds.
Motorists are advised to plan ahead and allow extra travel time between Yuma and Gila Bend.
For more information contact the Project Hotline at 1.855.712.8530, or email at Projects@azdot.gov.
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